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Grocery Out-of-Stocks – Big Problems, Key Solutions


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Date of PublicationOctober 13, 2022
GeographyWorldwide or by Region
FormatAdobe PDF

Product Overview:

Inventory Distortion is a nearly $2 Trillion problem worldwide. Supply chain disruptions, inflation and economic uncertainly are just some of the challenges grocery retailers face looking forward. Labor challenges and aging IT infrastructure often add even further headwinds. But while we continue to see a significant disconnect between what retailers think the inventory distortion problem is and what their customers actually experience, believe it or not, things are improving for those
retailers that are sufficiently focused on the items that are in their immediate control. And this is particularly true for fast moving consumer goods.

This research study sizes the problem of inventory distortion in Grocery and Supercenter/Warehouse space, the unique challenges faced, who is to blame when things go wrong and the solutions that are bringing real improvement in retail sales, margins and profits. And these changes are significant.

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